Luxury countryside living
The property offers great flexibility to entertain as well as being a functional home to live, offering generous accommodation throughout.
The south facing property has been designed to maximise the natural available light to create a modern ambience and has been decorated throughout to offer a contemporary neutral theme. The property benefits from quality fixtures and fittings throughout, including a David Salisbury bespoke hardwood conservatory and an oil fired central heating system with under-floor heating installed in the family bathroom and en suite shower rooms.
On entering the property, you walk through a welcoming vestibule followed by the large reception hallway. You will discover the spacious dining room with feature fireplace, which in turn leads to the lounge with French doors at the rear of the property which allows you direct access to a raised patio area and the magnificent well-maintained garden.
Arguably the heart of the house is the marvellous open plan kitchen, dining and family area which is the epitome of contemporary living. The kitchen is a fabulous place to entertain family and friends with top of the range integrated appliances (Siemens and Kuppersbusch) and granite work surfaces. You will also discover a utility room, WC, and a Neville Johnstone fitted office. The office could be utilised as an additional family room or downstairs bedroom. Journey upstairs and you will discovery four beautiful bedrooms, with the master hosting a very impressive walk-in dressing room and en suite shower room. You will also discover the family bathroom complete with built-in TV ideal for relaxing after a hard day’s work. All bathrooms are fitted with Porcelanosa floor and wall tiles and Duravit sanitary ware.
To complete the accommodation on offer there is a fabulous games room which can be accessed from the lounge and offers panoramic views of the vast rear garden. There is ample storage throughout this property with additional storage in the garage. Externally the property sits approximately on one acre of land, with a sweeping driveway leading to the double garage.
Birches is situated between the villages of Kirknewton and Balerno on the B7031 off the A70, just ten miles from Edinburgh city centre. The Scottish motorway network, the local Kirknewton railway station and the recently extended Edinburgh Airport make the property ideal for both business or leisure travel. The Birches is close to excellent facilities including the Almondvale Shopping Centre, the McArthur Glen Designer Retail Outlet in Livingston and the extensive Gyle Shopping Centre in Edinburgh which offer high street shops, a variety of restaurants, cinema complex and health club facilities. Library and sports centre facilities can also be found in nearby Balerno and East Calder. The property is well-placed for education facilities and is within the catchment area of Balerno High School. George Watson’s College runs a private shuttle bus from the end of the road to and from the school.
Offers over £750,000
4 bed detached house with 4 public rooms
EPC rating: D
ESPC reference: 369588
Selling solicitor: McEwan Fraser Legal
Contact: 0131 253 2263